Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Editor of Healthcare IT News. Mike covers topics such as health information exchange, privacy and security, analytics, ICD-10 and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

"For the first time, we are proposing that all health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, and through the federal exchanges share health claims data and other important information electronically with their patients," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm March 27, 2019
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm March 25, 2019
The health system will invest $5.5 million in new network security improvements and shell out $2 million for class action claims after the hack exposed the data of 4.5 million patients.
By Mike Miliard 09:23 am March 25, 2019
Whether it's after-hours coverage at skilled nursing facilities or connected tools for home health monitoring, remote care technology is reaching maturation just when it will be needed most.
By Mike Miliard 02:21 pm March 22, 2019
A new report from Chilmark Research finds more health systems broadening their applications of data tools and putting them to work for initiatives beyond value-based care.
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm March 20, 2019
The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social determinants" might not be the right term.
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am March 19, 2019
The company will help the academic medical center build out its Medicare Advantage plan, as well as developing new AI-powered diagnostics, clinical pathways and more.
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm March 18, 2019
A new survey with the HealthCare Executive Group sees trends such as consumerism and social determinants forcing providers and payers to fundamentally rethink how care is delivered and reimbursed.
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm March 15, 2019
Analysts see a best-of-breed strategy finding favor, with companies such as Xenex, Ecolab and VigiLanz preferred over Epic and Cerner for their innovative approaches to patient safety surveillance.
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm March 14, 2019
The research firm's big takeaway from Orlando this past month: Newly empowered patients and the proliferation of data they bring will boost the business case for exchange – and have "cascading effects" for cloud, AI and more.

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